Moderator: Captain Ned
superjawes wrote:We'll see what happens. Pats fans will (and are) defending him to no end, but at least there is a punishment, and I think that there will be a strong message when the Super Bowl MVP has to sit out of the season opener.
I know it would probably cause even more hell if they stripped the titles, but I would have liked to at least see a mention of that. The worst part about this whole ordeal is that the reigning league champs (or at least a key player of that team) were caught cheating. It's like finding out Lance Armstrong was juicing when he won the Tour de France. You really can't get rid of that star next in "Four time Super Bowl Champion*".
The Egg wrote:something more along the lines of ...
MarkG509 wrote:The Egg wrote:something more along the lines of ...
The Pats always finish at the top of their division, so a first round pick is not worth quite as much to them as it would be to a last place team.
MarkG509 wrote:But, overall, my guess is that by the time the litigation is over, the punishment will be nearly cut in half.
The Egg wrote:What a load of bull. Go brush your teeth.
MarkG509 wrote:The Egg wrote:What a load of bull. Go brush your teeth.
That wasn't just my opinion, but Boomer Esaison and Carton on WFAN's morning show made a convincing argument that was true (mostly Boomer, who's not quite as much of a blow-hard as Carton). But, as usual, I'll be brushing my teeth shortly
MarkG509 wrote:CBS News just reported that the NFL upheld Tom Brady's 4 game suspension. As (mostly) a Jets/Giants fan, I'm
Captain Ned wrote:This just moves it from Goodell's office to whatever Federal District Court the NFLPA cherry-picks.